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(Medical Xpress)—Scanning the DNA of two people with a rare disease has led scientists to identify the precise genetic error responsible for their disorder, primary ciliary dyskinesia.
Genetics Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Early signs of lung cancer could be diagnosed using a simple blood test following a new discovery by scientists at the University of York.
Cancer Oct 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers have discovered a panel of 13 blood proteins that may be effective biomarkers to detect malignant mesothelioma, according to a study published Oct. 3 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Rachel Ostroff from t ...
Cancer Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Research carried out at the University of Dundee has raised hopes of developing a quicker and more reliable new method of detecting urinary bladder cancer at an earlier stage.
Cancer Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A study authored by Rebekah Hamilton, RN, PhD, associate dean of the Rush University College of Nursing, found that young women with a BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutation felt different and misunderstood.
Cancer Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Women are better than men at recognizing living things and men are better than women at recognizing vehicles.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 17, 2012 | 3 / 5 (8) | 10 |
In the medical world, where decisions invariably involve risk and uncertainty, two Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center physicians note that experts generally base their recommendations on the outcome of death, which is "readily ...
Health Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new test could help identify and treat individuals at risk of developing potentially deadly calcium deposits in their tissues and blood vessels, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the Am ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Richard Gershon has a shiny new toolbox for neuroscientists that will revolutionize their clinical research by making it radically faster, cheaper and more accurate. It also will help researchers recruit children and adults ...
Neuroscience Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Medicines for Malaria Venture has developed a framework to evaluate the risk of resistance for the antimalarial compounds in its portfolio. A paper based on this work: A framework for assessing the risk of resistance for ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have been part of a multicenter observational study called TRACS (Transthyretin Amyloidosis Cardiac Study) to help determine the health significance of a particular ...
Cardiology Aug 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Australian researchers have developed a breath test using an electronic nose to help diagnose malignant mesothelioma in its early stages, a potentially life-saving move.
Cancer Aug 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Psychologist James Flynn, who resides in New Zealand and is considered one of the foremost experts on intelligence testing, has aroused peoples attention around the world by proclaiming ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 18, 2012 | 2.2 / 5 (21) | 23 |
(HealthDay) -- In dominantly inherited Alzheimer's disease, clinical and biomarker changes occur decades before the expected onset of disease symptoms, according to a study published online July 11 in the ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jul 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cleveland Clinic researchers have discovered that a naturally occurring molecule may play a role in preventing plaque buildup inside arteries, possibly leading to new plaque-fighting drugs and improved screening of patients ...
Cardiology Jul 11, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |